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1 April 2012, Sunday
19:00 Get together – dinner in a restaurant
   
2 April 2012, Monday
09:00 Opening
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09:15 , Hydration force due to the reduced screening of the electrostatic repulsion in few-nanometer-thick films
09:45 , Hydration energy or hydration force? Origin of ion-specificity in ion selective electrodes
10:15 , Ion-specific hydration effects: Extending the Poisson-Boltzmann theory
10:45 Coffee Break
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11:15 , Hydration forces near charged interfaces in terms of effective ion potentials
11:45 , The missing link between the hydration force and interfacial water: Evidence from computer simulations
12:15 Lunch
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14:00 , Hydration repulsion between bio-membranes from an interplay of dehydration and depolarization *
14:30 , From simple surface models to lipid membranes: Universal aspects of the hydration interaction from solvent-explicit simulations
15:00 , Protein hydration and volumetric properties
15:30 Coffee Break
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16:00 , Interlamellar forces and the thermodynamic characterization of lamellar phospholipid systems
16:30 , Conceptual description of surface forces **
17:10 Guided tour in
   
3 April 2012, Tuesday
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09:15 , Hydration forces between bilayers in the presence of dissolved or surface-linked sugars
09:45 , Interactions of single-stranded DNA on microcantilevers
10:15 , Selective solvation effects in phase separation in aqueous mixtures
10:45 Coffee Break
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11:15 , Do hydration forces play a role in thin film drainage and rupture observed in electrolyte solutions?
11:45 , Control of foam film and wetting film stability by additon of electrolytes: Electrostatics vs. ionspecifity *
12:15 Lunch
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14:00 , , Role of surface forces in stabilization of foams and emulsions *
14:30 , Oscillatory forces – the inverse problem: Determining the charge and aggregation number of ionic surfactant micelles from the stepwise thinning of foam films *
15:00 , Electrostatic interaction between spherical particles with dipolar charge distribution and a charged surface *
15:30 Coffee Break
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16:00 , Hydrated cations on silica surface: "lubricants" or "abrasive molecules" *
16:30 , Approaches to hydration, old and new: Insights through Hofmeister effects
17:00 Free Time
19:00 Dinner
   
4 April 2012, Wednesday
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09:00 , & , Hydration force in a multi-scale polymer dispersion: modelling of wood fibres swelling/deswelling by atmospheric humidity *
09:30 , Interdependence of perpendicular and lateral equations of state of phospholipid bilayers mediated by salts *
10:00 , Werner Kunz, Hydration force and depletion by living polymers: the origin of critical point in solubilisation by ethanol? *
10:30 Coffee Break
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11:00 , Hofmeister effect on micellization, thin films and emulsion stability
11:30 , Wrestling with "Hydration" **
12:00 Discussion
12:20 Close
12:30 Lunch
  Sightseeing
  Departure

 

15' presentation + 15' discussion for the presentations of papers from the

*20' presentation + 10' discussion for all papers denoted with '*'.

**Keynote lecture: 35' presentation + 5' discussion.